BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
October 16, 2012, 12:17 pm
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Some of the stories The Associated Press is covering Tuesday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. All times EDT.

- DETROIT - The Tigers are home for Game 3 of the ALCS after winning twice in New York. They send ace Justin Verlander to the mound to face a Yankees team whose bats have gone silent. Game starts 8:07 p.m.

- ST. LOUIS - With the series even, Kyle Lohse of the Cardinals starts against Matt Cain of the Giants in Game 3 on Wednesday when the NLCS shifts to St. Louis.

- TORONTO - The NHL and locked-out players resume talks at union headquarters after a four-day break. They will try to make headway on the core economic issue - the split of hockey-related revenue.

- CHICAGO - The sale of the Cleveland Browns to Jimmy Haslam III is unanimously approved by NFL owners. Haslam bought the team from Randy Lerner for $1 billion.

- PHILADELPHIA - The Eagles fire defensive coordinator Juan Castillo after the team blows fourth-quarter leads in consecutive games. Castillo is replaced by secondary coach Todd Bowles.

- ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Reports of Peyton Manning's demise were foolishly premature. He leads the biggest comeback of his career at San Diego on Monday night in his best game with the Broncos.

- KANSAS CITY, Kan. - With both teams needing a draw to advance, the U.S. plays Guatemala in their finale of the semifinal round of World Cup qualifying. Game starts 7 p.m.

- STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State will not renew the contract of athletic director Tim Curley, who has been on leave since being charged last year with perjury and failing to report a child sex-abuse allegation.

- KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee women's coach Holly Warlick insists she feels no pressure. She is getting ready to follow Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history.